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DDR Museum was located within walking distance from Fat Tire Bike Tour’s office at Alexanderplatz and we decided to visit it after our bicycle tour. Having the Berlin WelcomeCard meant that we were entitled to 25% discount on the admission and we only paid €4,50 each.
It was an interactive museum and was designed to encourage visitors to explore the different elements.
The biggest artifact was probably a Trabant P601.
Berlin also has its unique traffic men – Ampelmännchen.
It was so apparently so beloved that it was one of the few symbols which survived the end of Cold War. Even the traffic lights in former West Berlin neighborhoods are now using Ampelmännchen instead.
Several train stations in East Berlin which were on lines that connect to West Berlin were closed during the Cold War.
Question: How much did East Germans earn?
On a more sombre note:-
One could easily spend several hours there and we saw many parents bringing their kids to visit. In all I thought that it was a wonderful museum with interesting interactive elements, definitely worth its admission price.